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Sinn Féin candidates to campaign for radically reformed Seanad

24 March, 2011 - by Gerry Adams TD


Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has today formally launched the party's candidates for the upcoming Seanad elections.

The party will be contesting the Agricultural, Labour, Industrial and Commercial and NUI panels.

Speaking from the launch Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams said that the party will campaign for a radically reformed, fully inclusive Seanad that is elected by universal suffrage by the people of Ireland north and south.

Deputy Adams said:

“I am pleased to announce our 4 Seanad candidates who will contest the Agricultural, Labour, Industrial and Commercial and NUI panels. They are Trevor Ó Clochairtaigh, David Cullinan, Kathryn Reilly and Eoin O'Broin.

“Our candidates are standing for a new reformed Seanad, elected by universal suffrage by the people of Ireland north and south, a Seanad that is fully inclusive and representative, a Seanad that works.

“We will use this election to put forward our platform our proposals for real social, economic and political change, for Irish unity and for a radically reformed Seanad.”

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